New York in the Time of Blossoms

    There’s a dramatic shift that takes place between the end of winter and the full flourishing of spring time. Earth beneath concrete that was for a long series of weeks colder than cold, and blossoms that went barely noted as tiny green buds see fallen petals under the thick, dripping shadows of fat, colorful…

Trip to Veselka

   After my first trip to the famous Ukrainian mainstay of East 9th street, Veselka, I concluded that borscht is a very important food and I would have to make my own regularly. You see, the stuff is so extremely delectable that once you’ve tasted it, you can’t imagine not having it in the same…

Update: Joe O’Donoghue’s ‘Happenstansically Beautiful’

In October, I wrote about a chance meeting I had with Brooklyn- based artist named Joe O’Donoghue and his newly exhibited works of art. O’Donoghue recently opened up his gallery and workspace for a show of the work, aptly titled “Happenstansically Beautiful“. O’Donoghue’s pieces are all the result of his well-known ice sculpting work. The…